Özge Geyik was a SustainableFoodSystems member from 2021-2022. The information on this site reflects the status at the point of leaving SustainableFoodSystems.

Occupation after leaving SustainableFoodSystems

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University, Australia (since November 2022)

Research Interests

Sustainable and nutrition-sensitive food systems
Nutrition security
Sustainability assessments
Planetary boundaries
International food trade


  • 10/2017-08/2021: Ph.D. in Sustainability Sciences, Deakin University, Australia
  • 10/2014-04/2017: Joint MSc degree in Erasmus Mundus Master’s Programme in Industrial Ecology, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden & University of Graz, Austria
  • 10/2008-06/2014: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey

Professional Experience

  • Mercator-IPC Fellow: The Istanbul Policy Center - Sabancı University - Stiftung Mercator Initiative, 2020 – 2021 cohort
  • Environment & Industry Group Consultant: Ekodenge, Turkey, 2020 - 2021
  • Casual Academic: Deakin University, Australia, 2017 – 2019
  • Civil Society Communication Officer: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) – Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Panel, 2017
  • Research Assistant: Bogazici University, Turkey, 2016 – 2018
  • Project Expert: TEMA, Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation, and Protection of Natural Habitats, Istanbul, Turkey Department of Forestry and Rural Development, 2016 – 2017


  • Tanaka, Tetsuji, Özge Geyik, and Bariş Karapinar. 2021. "Short-Term Implications of Climate Shocks on Wheat-Based Nutrient Flows: A Global “Nutrition at Risk” Analysis through a Stochastic CGE Model" Foods 10, no. 6: 1414. DOI
  • Geyik, O., 2021. Sustainable and nutrition-sensitive food systems: the planetary boundaries approach. Retrieved from PDF
  • Geyik, O., Hadjikakou, M., Karapinar, B., Bryan, B.A., 2021. Does global food trade close the dietary nutrient gap for the world’s poorest nations? Glob. Food Sec. 28, 100490. DOI
  • Shaikh, M.A.; Hadjikakou, M.; Geyik, O.; Bryan, B. Linking Responsible Consumption and Production: A Global Assessment of Cropland Use for Agri-Food Production. Preprints 2021, 2021010237. DOI
  • Geyik, O., Hadjikakou, M., Bryan, B.A., 2020. Spatiotemporal trends in adequacy of dietary nutrient production and food sources. Glob. Food Sec. 24, 100355. DOI
  • Baris Karapinar, Hasan Dudu, Ozge Geyik & Aykut Mert Yakut (2019) How to reach an elusive INDC target: macro-economic implications of carbon taxation and emissions trading in Turkey, Climate Policy, 19:9, 1157-1172. DOI
  • Geyik, Ozge, 2017. Climate change mitigation in food systems through life cycle sustainability: an assessment of olive oil production in Turkey. http://unipub.uni-graz.at/obvugrhs/content/titleinfo/1915297

International conferences

  • Tracking progress in global nutrition security: Spatiotemporal trends in global food production and trade, 4th International Conference on Global Food Security, 2020
  • Global nutrition metabolism: trends and patterns of dietary nutrient production and trade, GLP 4th Open Science Meeting 2019 (Global Land Programme) – presented at the Human Health Outcomes of Land Use Decisions Session


  • English – Advanced
  • Spanish – Intermediate
  • German – Intermediate
  • Turkish - Native

Honours & Awards

  • Best unreviewed research paper - Deakin University, Australia, 2019
  • Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship - Deakin University, Australia, 2017 – 2020
  • Full Scholarship in Erasmus-Mundus Master’s in industrial Ecology (MIND) - European Commission, 2014 – 2016